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Best Places To Live In Mission Viejo, CA

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  • Mission Viejo, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 96,178
  • We moved here in 2014, wish we had made the decision much sooner! It is funny that people here are hush hush about the city to avoid being over crowded with new comers. No idea why the amenities is rated…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Great Park, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 4.8mi / 7.7km away
  • Population: 185
83
  • Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  • City: 3.7mi / 5.9km away
  • Population: 49,038
  • RSM gives us the small town feel of running into someone you know everyday at the grocery store, gas station or restaurant, while having 10 minute access to big city Irvive amenities. We are 1/2 hour…[read more]
83
  • Ladera Ranch, CA
  • City: 4.2mi / 6.8km away
  • Population: 27,121
  • Ladera Ranch is the kind of place that you see on television shows and movies. It’s a small suburb of Los Angeles that tends to cater to families. While there are plenty of single people who live here,…[read more]
82
  • Laguna Woods, CA
  • City: 4.3mi / 7.0km away
  • Population: 16,347
  • I absolutely loved living here with my Grandparents. It's a warm suburban area that I will always remember as my home. I enjoyed the nightlife, the excellent destinations and the diverse assortment of…[read more]
82
  • Oak Creek, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 8.2mi / 13.2km away
  • Population: 11,939
82
  • Villa Park, CA
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 5,922
82
  • Dana Point, CA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 34,009
  • Dana Point, CA is the place I want to live. Nestled by the sea, Dana Point is all about surfing, beaches and its port. Dana Point is the only site in Orange County that is open to the beach, and it is…[read more]
81
  • Aliso Viejo, CA
  • City: 4.7mi / 7.5km away
  • Population: 50,219
  • I have lived in Aliso Viejo for six months and have found it to be a quiet and relaxing town. I relocated from a nearby city after selling my house. Aliso Viejo is nestled in South Orange County,…[read more]
81
  • Las Flores, CA
  • City: 2.6mi / 4.2km away
  • Population: 5,671
81
  • North Tustin, CA
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.5km away
  • Population: 26,208
  • North Tustin has become very expensive to live especially the rising taxes. We have a lot to offer, but most businesses in the area raise their prices because we are considered an upscale suburb. I work…[read more]
81
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 86,813
  • This place has tight streets and overcrowded with rude people who will make fun of you for no reason at Fashion Island. The WiFi there will steal your data. There is an Asian boy who is tall in a light…[read more]
80
  • Laguna Hills, CA
  • City: 2.8mi / 4.4km away
  • Population: 31,127
  • Get ready to soak up some sunshine while living in Laguna Hills, CA. Living so close to the beach might not be for everyone, but it is fantastic if you love the ocean. Besides the ocean, you are in a…[read more]
80
  • Irvine, CA
  • City: 8.1mi / 13.1km away
  • Population: 246,992
  • If you like well tended homes that exude Pride Of Ownership, quality dining choices, top quality malls and attractions, great award-winning schools, University of California Irvine's gorgeous campus,…[read more]
80
  • West Park, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.7mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 23,037
80
  • Laguna Beach, CA
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.3km away
  • Population: 23,204
  • Laguna Beach has been my home my whole life and I absolutely love this city! The beautiful sunsets on the amazing beaches are like no other. The weather is so amazing especially in the summers. The…[read more]
80
  • Yorba Linda, CA
  • City: 21.3mi / 34.3km away
  • Population: 67,362
  • This was one of the best exercises I’ve ever had. I’ve played sports and exercised a lot in my life, I even did kick boxing. That place doesn’t compare. The staff was friendly and welcoming. I wasn’t…[read more]
80
  • Turtle Rock, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.2mi / 14.8km away
  • Population: 10,223
79
  • San Clemente, CA
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.3km away
  • Population: 65,082
  • I've lived here for about 25 years. My kids could walk to the beach and boogie board. It is more laid back than other beach towns. San Clemente has charm and style yet is a practical small city to…[read more]
79
  • Woodbridge, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 25,315
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  • Northwood, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.2mi / 14.8km away
  • Population: 24,509
77
  • Laguna Niguel, CA
  • City: 6.1mi / 9.9km away
  • Population: 64,984
  • ANYONE THINKING ABOUT MOVING TO LAGUNA NIGUEL HAD BETTER RETHINK THEIR DECISION IF IT IS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE LAGUNA KNOWLS H.O.A. IT IS THE MOST RACIALLY ABUSIVE HOSTILE LIVING SITUATION YOU…[read more]
77
  • Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, CA
  • Neighborhood: 17.9mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 51,966
  • I recently moved to the Anaheim Hills, CA area. I came from a small town back east and wasn't sure what to expect. It was a transfer that brought us here, a company cut back on the coast made…[read more]
77
  • Orangecrest, Riverside, CA
  • Neighborhood: 27.6mi / 44.5km away
  • Population: 18,304
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  • Lake Forest, CA
  • City: 3.3mi / 5.4km away
  • Population: 80,658
  • I have lived in Lake Forest, CA and in this city review I will be going over some of Lake Forest's community aspects such as attractions, the community as a whole, the nightlife, different shopping…[read more]
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  • Northwood Point, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.5mi / 15.2km away
  • Population: 4,857
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  • Business District, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 7,336
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  • Uc Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 14,912
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  • University Park, Irvine, CA
  • Neighborhood: 9.7mi / 15.5km away
  • Population: 8,436
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  • Huntington Beach, CA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: 198,724
  • I've lived in Huntington Beach, CA (Orange County) for almost 5 years. I like the suburbs because it's a better alternative to living in LA County (Santa Monica). Orange County is extremely beautiful and…[read more]
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  • Floral Park, Santa Ana, CA
  • Neighborhood: 16.5mi / 26.5km away
  • Population: 1,619

Listed above are the best places to live in Mission Viejo, CA for 2022. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Mission Viejo, CA, followed by the best places to live near Mission Viejo, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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